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Startup Raises $20 Million to Launch ‘Uber for Home Care’

A startup that could change how home care providers connect and interact with seniors and ...

3-D Printing: A Brave New World for Home Care?

Home health patients have long suffered from ailments relating to their tissues and organs, but one award-winning startup aims to eventually solve these aging problems entirely through the use of 3-D printing technology. That’s the idea behind BioBots, which had a sort of Facebook-esque start in a University of Pennsylvania dorm room last year. But […]

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Startup Raises $35 Million for Home Health Diagnostics Technology

In the latest sign that home health technology is entering a more intense phase of development, a home diagnostics startup has secured $35 million from investors, the company announced Monday. The Series B funding comes two years after the Silicon Valley-based company, Scanadu, raised almost $1.7 million from more than 8,500 backers on the crowdfunding […]

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Home Health Aides Paid Hundreds for Fraudulent Certifications

A New Jersey home health agency owner has admitted her role in a $7 million scheme to defraud Medicaid and engage in bribery, money laundering, and tax evasion, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).   Among the details of the alleged crimes are actions that defrauded Medicaid by submitting false documents to the N.J. Board […]

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Top 5 States for Home Health Revenue Growth

Home health care revenues declined slightly on a national basis for the third straight year in 2013, but a significant number of individual states bucked that trend. From a peak of more than $19.5 billion in 2010, total home health agency revenues dropped to about $18.1 billion as of 2013, according to recently released data […]

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Home Health Aides Are No. 1 Medicaid Fraud Offenders

Home health care aides accounted for more criminal convictions in fiscal year 2014 than any other provider type investigated and prosecuted by Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) throughout the United States. Out of 1,318 criminal convictions in 2014, 30% involved home health care aides, according to the recently released annual report on MFCU activity from […]

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